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Back to School 2015- Planet Box lunch!

Today my kiddos headed back to school! 1st and 5th grade I can hardly believe it! It has become tradition in our house for a fun and creative back to school lunch in our PLANET Boxes.  I have written about … Continue reading

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Is Autism Medical? Pittsburgh Parent Magazine September 2015

I had the privilege to write this article about the scientific and medical underpinnings of AUTISM in the September 2015 issue of Pittsburgh Parent Magazine. PDF Version here: Is Autism Medical?

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How to feed your family without Losing your MIND!

When we began this journey with a very fussy, “colicky” baby girl, all I wanted to do was feed my family. All I wanted to do was nourish the little ones (and one big one) who were counting on me … Continue reading

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The Gift in Grandma’s Jewlery Box

Today marks the 1 year angel-versary of my Grandma. She died last year of complications of Alzheimer’s and dementia that she had been battling for years as it slowly stole her speech and ability to communication. This post is dedicated … Continue reading

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The Candy Fairy Has Left the Building

Happy Halloween 2013! With kiddos aged 4  and 8, trick-or-treating is a top priority around our house…even in the pouring down rain this year.  The excitement of running full speed from house to house, had smiles plastered from ear to … Continue reading

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You Know Your Child Best. Period. End of Story.

I was honored to be asked by WhatToExpect.com to be a “Word of Mom” blogger and write a post about my views on motherhood! This post originally appeared on the website What To Expect on August 7, 2013.  My pre-child … Continue reading

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BabyfoodSteps and Mommy to the Max Chat about Food Allergies

This summer, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Kim from the Mommy to the Max website. Kim had contacted me to come and speak about food allergies since this was a topic that was new to her family … Continue reading

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(Mommy)Book Report- Unhealthy Truth

I am not an avid book reader, just like I am not a cook! But sometimes circumstances breed necessity! So lately I have been reading a lot…internet, books, scientific journal articles and even watching some documentaries. One book I read, … Continue reading

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